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Jessica Lopez
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What Is a Penile Implant and How Can It Treat Erectile Dysfunction?
Half of men over 40 experience erectile dysfunction—here’s one of the most effective and predictable treatment options.
Why Blood Transfusions for People with Cancer Are Necessary
Blood donations help support life-saving treatments, such as chemotherapy. A hematologist-oncologist and transfusion medicine specialist explain how you can help.
What Causes Erectile Dysfunction and How to Prevent and Treat It
Erectile dysfunction is more common than you might think. Here’s what to know about the causes, risk factors, and treatment options.
Five Blood Donation Myths Debunked
Think you can't donate blood because you recently received a COVID-19 vaccine? Think again. We spoke with experts at the Jefferson Blood Donor Center to separate fact from fiction.
How to Create Long-Lasting Resolutions, According to Dietitians
Two Jefferson registered dietitians discuss how to establish and maintain sustainable lifestyle changes for the new year and beyond.
What I Wish People Knew About Facing Cancer with Your Spouse
A South Jersey couple shares how a recent breast cancer diagnosis has impacted their lives and how they’re supporting each other.
How to Manage Your Weight during Holidays and Celebrations
A registered dietitian offers ways to create ideal food environments and tips on keeping mindfulness at the forefront so you can enjoy celebrations while sticking to your healthy eating habits.
COVID-19 Update: Boosters, Floosters and the Omicron Variant
Infectious disease experts discuss the latest on COVID-19 boosters, timing flu shots and the Omicron variant.
The Science Behind Giving Back
An integrative medicine specialist discusses how doing good impacts the brain and body.
Dazed and Dizzy: What’s Causing My Vertigo?
Commonly characterized by a feeling of spinning, vertigo can be a scary and confusing symptom of a larger problem.
Here’s How You Can Survive & Enjoy the Holidays While Pregnant
A Jefferson Health midwife explains the impacts of stress on pregnancy and simple techniques you can use to make your days stress-free.